Spring 2021 Kids

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Stamped (For Kids): Racism, Antiracism, and You Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780316167581
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - May 11th, 2021

This chapter book edition of the #1 New York Times bestseller by luminaries Ibram X. Kendi and Jason Reynolds is an essential introduction to the history of racism and antiracism in America
 
RACE. Uh-oh.


The Octopus Escapes Cover Image
By Maile Meloy, Felicita Sala (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781984812698
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - May 11th, 2021

From a New York Times bestselling author comes this poignant, lyrical tale about nature's great escape artist—perfect for fans of the Oscar-winning documentary film My Octopus Teacher.


Fearless World Traveler: Adventures of Marianne North, Botanical Artist Cover Image
By Laurie Lawlor, Becca Stadtlander (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780823439591
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Published: Holiday House - May 11th, 2021

Scientist. Artist. Rule-breaker. The vibrant and daring life of Marianne North by the award-winning author of Super Women and Rachel Carson and Her Book That Changed the World.

In 1882, Marianne North showed the gray city of London paintings of jaw-dropping greenery like they'd never seen
before.


How to Apologize Cover Image
By David LaRochelle, Mike Wohnoutka (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781536209440
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Published: Candlewick - May 11th, 2021

From the Theodor Seuss Geisel Award–winning creators of See the Cat: Three Stories About a Dog comes a funny and handy guide that explains just how (and how not!) to say “I’m sorry.”


Bear Bottom (FunJungle) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534479463
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - May 11th, 2021

In the seventh novel in New York Times bestselling Stuart Gibbs’s FunJungle series, Teddy Fitzroy returns as FunJungle’s resident sleuth to solve the disappearances of endangered bison and an irreplaceable necklace.

Teddy Fitzroy, his family, and some other FunJungle employees have been invited to visit a bison ranch just outside Yellowstone National Park that FunJ


Peace Train Cover Image
By Cat Stevens, Peter H. Reynolds (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780063053991
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Published: HarperCollins - May 11th, 2021

Hop aboard the Peace Train in this picture book adaptation of Cat Stevens’s legendary anthem of unity and harmony in time for the song’s 50th anniversary! With illustrations by New York Times bestselling illustrator Peter H. Reynolds.


How Do You Dance? Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781419751820
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Published: Abrams Appleseed - April 20th, 2021

Get ready to bop, bounce, and shake with this board book edition ofthe hit picture book from the acclaimed author of Alfie and Fraidyzoo
 
There are so many ways to dance! You can jiggle or wiggle or stomp. You can bop or bounce or go completely nuts. You can dance at the market or the bus stop, with your fingers or your face.


The Rock from the Sky Cover Image
By Jon Klassen, Jon Klassen (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781536215625
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Published: Candlewick - April 13th, 2021

The instant #1 New York Times bestseller!

Look up! From the Caldecott Medal–winning creator of the hat trilogy comes a new deadpan gem.


There is a spot.
It is a good spot.
It is the perfect spot to stand.
There is no reason to ever leave.
But somewhere above there is also a rock.
A rock from the sky.


Sometimes It's Bright Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781684379828
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Published: Boyds Mills Press - April 6th, 2021

In this visually rich picture book, a girl discovers the joy of creativity, first on a walk through the city and ultimately within herself.


Saving American Beach: The Biography of African American Environmentalist MaVynee Betsch Cover Image
By Heidi Tyline King, Ekua Holmes (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781101996294
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - April 13th, 2021

This heartfelt picture book biography illustrated by the Caldecott Honoree Ekua Holmes, tells the story of MaVynee Betsch, an African American opera singer turned environmentalist and the legacy she preserved.


Merci Suárez Can't Dance Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780763690502
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Published: Candlewick - April 6th, 2021

A Kirkus Reviews Most Anticipated Book of 2021
In Meg Medina’s follow-up to her Newbery Medal–winning novel, Merci takes on seventh grade, with all its travails of friendship, family, love—and finding your rhythm.


Families Can Cover Image
By Dan Saks, Brooke Smart (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780593223659
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Published: Rise x Penguin Workshop - April 6th, 2021

A rhyming, light-hearted celebration of the wonderful differences that make each family unique.

A family can be
Any kind of number
Maybe there's one parent
Strong like thunder


Wonder Walkers Cover Image
By Micha Archer, Micha Archer (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593109649
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Published: Nancy Paulsen Books - March 30th, 2021

Micha Archer's gorgeous, detailed collages give readers a fresh outlook on the splendors of nature.


Fatima's Great Outdoors Cover Image
By Ambreen Tariq, Stevie Lewis (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781984816955
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Published: Kokila - March 30th, 2021

An immigrant family embarks on their first camping trip in the Midwest in this lively picture book by Ambreen Tariq, outdoors activist and founder of @BrownPeopleCamping


Zonia's Rain Forest Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781536208450
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Published: Candlewick - March 30th, 2021

A heartfelt, visually stunning picture book from Caldecott Honor and Robert F. Sibert Medal winner Juana Martinez-Neal illuminates a young girl’s day of play and adventure in the lush rain forest of Peru.


Tag Team (El Toro and Friends) Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780358380399
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Published: Versify - May 4th, 2021

Luchadores El Toro and La Oink Oink are the perfect tag team as they clean up together in this playful and visually stunning early reader!


Hello World! Cover Image
By Kelly Corrigan, Stacy Ebert (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593206065
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Published: Flamingo Books - April 20th, 2021

From New York Times bestselling author Kelly Corrigan comes a book that celebrates the people in our lives and the meaningful connections we make that come from asking each other questions.


No Pants! Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593117668
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - May 11th, 2021

Laugh-out-loud father-son drama in which the dad learns an important and timely lesson--pants are NOT for everyone!

Pablo and his dad are ready for a great day. It's party day! A cookout with the whole family. All they need to do is get ready. Eat breakfast. Brush teeth. Put on pants. And they'll be ready to go!
Only Pablo has another idea: No Pants!


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Ophie’s Ghosts Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062915894
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Published: Balzer + Bray - May 18th, 2021

The New York Times bestselling author of Dread Nation makes her middle grade debut with a sweeping tale of the ghosts of our past that won’t stay buried, starring an unforgettable girl named Ophie.


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Change Sings: A Children's Anthem Cover Image
By Amanda Gorman, Loren Long (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593203224
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - September 21st, 2021

A lyrical picture book debut from presidential inaugural poet Amanda Gorman and #1 New York Times bestselling illustrator Loren Long
 
"I can hear change humming
In its loudest, proudest song.
I don't fear change coming,
And so I sing along."